Our 2012 Obon DVDs and CDs are here!!! Get a head start on Odori practice at home. You can still get our DVDs and CDs from prior years, and don't forget a Bodhi Bear Uchiwa (fan).
Here it is. Take this with you in the car, or for playing at home or at the office.
In addition to the 8 odori dances, there are bonus songs- some of the classic odori numbers:
Kyushi Tanko Bushi
One Plus One
Hokkai no Abarembo
The 2011 Southern District dances are presented with step by step instruction for easy learning. Use the DVD to keep in shape, and "Obon ready" year round! Dances this year:
1. Bon Odori
2. Akachan Ondo
3. Honen Bon Uta
4. Shinran Ondo
5. Haru Ranman (Sailor's dance)
6. Memanbetsu Bayashi
7. Hibari Ondo
8. Dai Nagoya Ondo
9. Mottainai (check out the Mottainai video on You Tube)
Our CD, as usual, includes all of the 2010 dances as well as bonus material. You can play it anytime, even in your car.
New and improved! Our 2010 DVD provides detailed step by step instruction for our dances. Dance masters Elaine Fukumoto and Wilbur Takashima provide easy to follow instruction. There are many new dances this year, so you don't want to miss out. The dances are those that will be included in all Southern District Obon Odori programs for this year:
1. Bon Odori
2. Kawachi Ondo
3. Akachan Ondo (new- Kachi Kachi dance)
4. Tampopo (Tenegui dance)
5. Narita Bayashi (new)
6. Tokyo Hanagasa Ondo (new)
7. Uki Uki Ondo (new- Uchiwa dance)
8. Sakura Ondo (new)
Our CD, as usual, includes all of the 2010 dances as well as bonus material. You can play it anytime, even in your car. The bonus songs are:
A. Hanabi Ondo
B. Hokkai No Abarembo
C. Kagoshima Ohara Bushi
D. Kyushu Tanko Bushi
E. Sakura Ondo
F. Shiawase Samba
G. Ichi Tasu Ichi (1+1)
H. Asadoya Yunta
I. Gassho Ondo
Our odori aces perform 8 dances for you, including a few new numbers. The DVD includes the following dances:
Don't need to see the dances? Try a CD instead. 16 odori songs in total, you can practice at home, or play the tunes in your car. In addition to the numbers on the DVD, the CD includes 8 bonus titles:
Documents the history of Bon Odori in mainland America. Was created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Jodoshinshu Hongwanji-Ha in the continental United States. The booklet provides a history of Obon and the lyrics to 18 Bon Odori songs. Includes a CD with the 18 songs for your listening pleasure.
A sturdy, top quality fan made of bamboo, printed with a dancing Bodhi Bear. The banboo handle is round, not flat like most plastic fans. The backside is available in 3 colors: pink, green, and blue.